Latest Year 2 News

Welcome

Welcome to Year 2 at St. Joseph’s. We have a dedicated team of adults working with the children here to provide them with a friendly, nurturing, learning environment, which will enable them to reach their full potential. The Year 2 team consists of;

Class O

Mrs L. Koranteng (Class Teacher)
Mrs P. Hudson (Teaching Assistant)

Class J

Miss C. Goodwin (Class Teacher)
Miss T. Zengin (Teaching Assistant)

Additional Teaching Assistants – Mrs J. Franklin Mrs U Madine and Mrs J. Freitas, Mrs C. Mulhern

Other staff that work with Year 2 are; Mrs K. Foley, Miss C. Allery and Mr T. Kavanagh

Year 2 age related objectives

  • I can draw on what I already know
  • I can draw on information given by my teacher
  • I can read or listen to a story and show I understand
  • I understand how authors develop stories and characters
  • I can make inferences
  • I can see how events link together and predict what might happen
  • I can identify key features of instructions
  • I can understand a flow chart or diagram that explains a process
  • I can find the answers to questions and ask questions
  • I can read for information
  • I can identify different types of non fiction texts
  • I can read poems and find patterns and repeated language
  • I can read or listen to poems thinking about what the writer is saying
  • I can read or listen to poems talking about why I like them
  • I can read fluently because I know all my phonemes and recognise words quickly
  • I can read accurately by blending the sounds in words
  • I can read accurately words of two or more syllables
  • I can learn to read common words (see the word list)
  • I can read aloud books, tackling new words well
  • I can re-read these books fluently remembering the new words and confidence in word reading
  • I can write from memory simple sentences, dictated by the teacher
  • I can use the first letter of a word to check spelling or meaning  in a dictionary
  • I can write commands using verbs and adverbs
  • I can write a list using commas
  • I can write questions and use question marks
  • I can write statements
  • I can use the present tense in the progressive form
  • I can use apostrophes to show possession
  • I can write noun phrases
  • I can write sentences using stylistic devices
  • I can re-read these books fluently remembering the new words and confidence in word reading
  • I can write from memory simple sentences, dictated by the teacher
  • I can use the first letter of a word to check spelling or meaning  in a dictionary
  • I can spell by -segmenting spoken words into phonemes and representing these by graphemes, spelling many correctly
  • I can spell by learning new ways of spelling phonemes for which one or more spellings are already known, and learn some words with each spelling, including a few common homophones
  • I can spell by learning to spell common exception words
  • I can spell by learning to spell more words with contracted forms
  • I can spell by learning the possessive apostrophe (singular) [for example, the girl’s book]
  • I can spell by distinguishing between homophones and nearhomophones
  • I can add suffixes to spell longer words, including –ment, –ness, – ful, –less, –ly
  • I can apply simple spelling rules and guidance, as listed in English Appendix 1
  • I can keep all my letters of an even size
  • I can form lower-case letters evenly
  • I can join some letters together
  • I can understand which letters, at times, are best left unjoined
  • I can write capital letters and digits the correct size
  • I can use correct spacing between words
  • I can count up to 100 objects using quick methods
  • I can record using number sentences
  • I can find odd and even patterns when counting from two-digit numbers
  • I can count in steps of 2,3 and 5 from 0 and in tens from any number
  • I can read and write numbers up to 100 and beyond using numerals and words
  • I can recognise the place value of each digit in a two-digit number
  • I can identify, represent and estimate numbers
  • I can partition two-digit numbers
  • I can compare and order numbers from 0 to 100 using greater than and less than
  • I can find patterns when counting from three digit numbers
  • I can use place value and number facts to solve problems
  • I know my number bonds for number 10
  • I know my number bonds for number 20
  • I can add and subtract one-digit and two-digit numbers mentally
  • I can add and subtract multiples of 10 and two-digit numbers mentally
  • I understand adding and subtracting rules
  • I can check my answers using inverse operations
  • I know multiples of 10 that add up to 100
  • I can add 2-digit numbers to two-digit numbers
  • I can subtract 2-digit numbers from 2-digit numbers
  • I know pairs of numbers that make 100
  • I can add and subtract two two-digit numbers mentally
  • I can solve problems with addition and subtraction
  • I know the doubles of all numbers to at least 20
  • I know the multiples of 2
  • I know the halves of numbers to at least 20
  • I know the multiples of 10
  • I know the multiples of 5
  • I can write multiplication statements
  • I can write division statements
  • I understand multiplication and division rules
  • I can check my answers using inverse operations
  • I can solve problems with multiplication and division
  • I know what a half (two quarters), a quarter and three quarters are
  • I know and can write simple fractions
  • I know that one half is the same as two quarters
  • I can work in pounds and pence
  • I know which coins equal the same amount of money
  • I can find ways to measure objects to answer questions
  • I can estimate and then check my estimate by measuring
  • I can measure mass using kilograms
  • I can compare and order volume/capacity
  • I can compare and order mass
  • I can compare and order  lengths
  • I know the number of minutes in an hour and the number of hours in a day
  • I can tell the time to the nearest five minutes
  • I can read a temperature scale on a thermometer
  • I can measure using kilograms and grams
  • I can measure using litres and millilitres
  • I can measure using metres and centimetres
  • I can measure time in minutes and seconds
  • I can solve money problems in pounds and pence
  • I can read a scale using intervals
  • I can sequence intervals of time
  • I can solve measuring problems
  • I know what reflective symmetry is
  • I can compare and sort common 2D shapes and everyday objects
  • I can compare and sort common 3D shapes and everyday objects
  • I can identify and describe the properties of 2D shapes
  • I can identify and describe the properties of 3D shapes
  • I can identify 2D shapes on the surface of 3D shapes
  •  I can describe position and movement using straight line and turn
  •  I can show I understand direction and movement using grids
  • I can show I understand compass directions and use grids to describe direction
  • I can order and arrange objects into patterns
  • I can find and describe a pattern
  • I can sort objects giving a reason
  • I can ask and answer simple questions by counting, sorting and recording
  • I can collect and record data in a table
  • I can collect and record data using a tally chart
  • I can make a block diagram
  • I can collect and record data on a pictogram
  • I can ask and answer questions about totalling and comparing data

Year 2 Long Term Plan 2017-2018

Curriculum Evening

 

Curriculum Information Presentation